Charlottesville’s Grand Illumination 2019

Come join Bennett’s Village and other community organizations in Santa’s workshop craft area and learn more about our work while the kids can design playgrounds for Santa in his sleigh!

The event is free for all ages and features live music, kids’ crafts, fun games and activities, and over 20,000 LED lights illuminating the holiday tree at City Hall Plaza! Exciting new features for 2019 include the Santa’s Workshop craft area, fun interactive activities at Reindeer Games, Mrs. Claus’ Holiday Train in Gumdrop Square, food and drink from the Cville Holiday Market and Charlottesville Ale Trail.  Parking is free, so come on by from 4:30 to 7:00 pm and help us build a place where ALL can play.

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Flyer for the Grand Illumination event